News@10: Ofcom To Review Digital Economy Act, Google's Art Project & The Police Crime Map

Google has announced the launch of its new Art Project, allowing people to take a Street View-style tour of 17 international art museums online. Visitors to googleartproject.com can take a virtual walk through the galleries to view more than 1,000 artworks from 486 artists featured in some of the world’s most famous art museums.

Intel has sent an official email, urging its own channel customers to steer clear from systems build using the Intel 6 series chipsets; more specifically, the semiconductor giant wants them to stop building and shipping systems based on the chipsets.

Media regulator Ofcom will review certain sections of the Digital Economy Act (DEA) to see if they are “workable”, the government has announced. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has asked the regulator to analyse whether the Act’s controversial reserve powers to enable courts to block copyright infringing sites are feasible.

Google and Twitter have teamed up to deliver Speak-to-Tweet and have made sure that it is as simple as possible to use, thanks to technology Google obtained through its acquisition last week of Saynow.

Hundreds of thousands of concerned British Citizen have already flocked to the UK Police Crime Map website over the last 24 hours bringing the website to a stand still. The website, which launched on Tuesday, was developed by an advertising agency, Rock Kitchen Harris, the one that came up with the original CrimeMapper web site for all 43 English and Welsh police forces in 2009.